Lars Beattie, M.S.

Lars Beattie, M.S., M.D., FACEP

(352) 265-5911

Biography

Dr. Beattie is the University of Florida (UF) Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director. He received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his training at the New York University – Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency Program. At UF, Dr. Beattie is responsible for the comprehensive training of residents through their clinical, didactic, and simulation experiences. His current academic interests include resuscitation, airway management, C-spine and spinal cord injuries (ASCIs), and care for the underserved.

Prior to joining UF, Dr. Beattie was an attending physician in the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine. While there, he served as the emergency medicine residency site director of Elmhurst Hospital. In this role, he oversaw the Mount Sinai residency at Elmhurst, Elmhurst conferences, the emergency department journal club, and he coordinated the rotation of other emergency medicine residencies through the Elmhurst Level I Trauma Center. In 2009, he joined the UF Department of Emergency Medicine as an associate residency program director.

Along with Dr. Rajeev Bais, Dr. Beattie is a co-founder of the Libertas Center at Elmhurst Hospital. The Libertas Center provides medical and psychological services for domestic and international Survivors of Torture, and it provides legal support for amnesty when indicated. He has studied the prevalence of Survivors of Torture presenting to urban emergency departments. Dr. Beattie secured grant funding for the Libertas Center from the Department of Health and Human Services in 2009. He was humbled to be the recipient of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Humanitarian Award for this work.

Education

Residency - Emergency Medicine
NYU / Bellevue Department of Emergency Medicine
2002

Medical Degree
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1997

Board Certification

  • Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine

Honors and Awards

Emergency Medicine Teaching Excellence Award
University of Florida Department of Emergency Medicine
2012

The University of Florida College of Medicine Exemplary Teacher Award
University of Florida College of Medicine
2012

Emergency Medicine Humanitarian Award
Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York - NY
2009